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Constitution Day Holiday declared in Ghana for January 9th


The Ministry of Interior of Ghana has declared Monday January 9th 2023 as a public holiday.

This is because Constitution Day– January 7th 2023 which is a Statutory Public Holiday falls on Saturday.

“The general public is hereby notified that Saturday, 7th January, 2023 marks Constitution Day which is a Statutory Public Holiday,” the Ministry said in a statement signed by the Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery.

“However, in view of the fact that 7th January, 2023 falls on a Saturday, His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana, has by Executive Instrument (E.I), in accordance with Section 2 of the Public Holidays and Commemorative Days Act, (Act 601) declared Monday, 9th January, 2023 as additional Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country”.

Constitution Day is a public holiday in Ghana set aside to mark the coming into effect of the 1992 Constitution and the birth of the Fourth Republic.